DEVILDRIVER Name New Album

DEVILDRIVER frontman Dez Fafara (ex-COAL CHAMBER) has answered a number of fan questions about the group's upcoming album and touring activities via the group's official web site. A couple of excerpts from the Q&A sessions follow:

Q: After you get your CD finished you said you may start touring in February. Now in February SLIPKNOT and LAMB OF GOD start a tour, would there be ANY chance you will be touring with them???

Dez Fafara: "We have been asked to do five shows with SLIPKNOT (all of Texas) from March 28 to April 5. We confirmed this a week before Christmas, and we are excited to see everybody. We'd like to thank SLIPKNOT and LAMB OF GOD for having us on, we'll see you soon. From there it could be possible to see DEVILDRIVER to start their first headlining tour of the U.S."

Q: Just wondering, is your new album sounding a lot heavier than the first?

Dez Fafara: "Less linear, more brutal, and intricately structured, faster, tons of groove and hook. I think working with [producer] Colin Richardson has brought out the best in all of us. The greatest thing about DEVILDRIVER and the new album ('The Fury Of Our Maker's Hand') is that both the media and the fans won’t be able to paint us in a category. We are truly doing our own thing, and having a great time with it. And you can feel it in the room as it is being created. And now I would like to take the time to be self-indulgent and gloat at the fact that DEVILDRIVER has great musicians. The legendary Colin Richardson has been amazing to work with. We would like to thank Monte Conner, from Roadrunner Records, for pointing us in his direction. But to be fucking blunt with you, if you are a DEVILDRIVER fan now you will be more than pleased with what you hear in the future."

Read the rest of Dez's answers at this location.

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